DRAFT OF THE TOUR (8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: DENPASAR (BALI) – ENDE AIRPORT– SAGA TRADITIONAL VILLAGE – WOLOGAI TRADITIONAL VILLAGE – MONI (STAY)
DAY 2: MONI – KELIMUTU LAKE – BENA TRADITIONAL VILLAGE – MANULALU (STAY)
DAY 3: MANULALU – BAJAWA – AIMERE – RUTENG (STAY)
DAY 4: RUTENG – SPIDER WEB FIELD – WAEREBO VILLAGE (STAY)
DAY 5: WAEREBO VILLAGE – LABUAN BAJO (STAY)
DAY 6: LABUAN BAJO – MANTA RAYS POINT (SNORKELING AND DIVING SITE) – GILI LAWA DARAT (STAYING OVERNIGHT ON BOAT)
DAY 7: GILI LAWA DARAT ISLAND – PADAR ISLAND – PINK BEACH (SNORKELING AND DIVING SITE) –KALONG ISLAND (STAYING OVERNIGHT)
DAY 8: KALONG ISLAND – KOMODO DRAGON ISLAND – LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR (BALI)
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR FLORES OVERLAND AND ISLAND HOPPING TOURS (8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: DENPASAR – ENDE AIRPORT– WOLOGAI TRADITIONAL VILLAGE – MONI (L, D)
Arrival at Ende airport in the central of Flores, you will be picked up by your English speaking driver to Moni Village. On the way to Moni Village, we have a chance to visit the traditional village of Wologai. At that village, you will feel and see the authentic megalith society. Afterward, we go to Moni village for staying overnight at Kelimutu Moni eco-lodge or a similar hotel.
Duration: Ende Airport– Moni Village: 2 -3 Hours
DAY 2: MONI – KELIMUTU LAKE – BENA TRADITIONAL VILLAGE – MANULALU (B, L, D)
Waking up around 3.30 am then preparing your stuff for trekking to Kelimutu Lake. About 04.00 am, your driver is ready to take to Kelimutu lake area with its three – colored crater lakes. It takes an hour driving and 15 minutes to do trekking from the parking place. It is the most amazing natural phenomenon in East Nusa Tenggara. The color has dramatic changed in the last 20 years, now it has the turquoise, Blue and dark green. In the morning is has the best opportunities to enjoy the sunrise. About at 07.00 AM, your driver will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast, take shower, packing, loading bags into our van. Afterward, we will continue our trip to Bena’s traditional village. In this route, we will pass rural landscapes, small cities, rice fields, plantations, and beaches. Lunch will be served at the Local restaurant in Ende. Upon your arrival in Manulalu, we will escort you to visit Bena Village. It is the most famous and also the most visited village in the Ngada district. With its impressive stone formations and ancestral shrines, as well as traditional houses, Bena has turned into a signpost for Ngada culture. After enjoying the village, we are going to our villa for having dinner and stay overnight at Manulalu Villa or a similar hotel for an enjoyable stay.
Duration: Moni – Manulalu: 6 Hours
DAY 3: MANULALU – BAJAWA – AIMERE – RUTENG (B,L,D)
Waking up about 5:00 am, you will be welcomed by the sunrise in front of your villa with the mountain background of Mount Inerie. You can walk around with breathing the fresh air. Back to your villa, the villa will serve a menu for your breakfast while enjoying the view. About 09.00 am, we drive to Aimere area, we can make a stop for a while to see traditional winemaker. We call it “Arak” distillation and palm wine fresh by refining. From here, we will be driving about 3-4 hours to reach Ruteng Town where we will be staying overnight here, it’s good and cold town because it’s in on the hill area.
Duration: Bajawa – Ruteng: 5 Hours
DAY 4: RUTENG – SPIDER WEB FIELD – WAEREBO VILLAGE (B, L, D)
After an early breakfast at about 7:00 AM, we will go to the most famous rice field with a spider web style. It takes about 30 minutes away from your hotel in Ruteng. After enjoying the view, we will continue to our long drive to Denge village where is the main village to enter Waerebo Village. It will take about a 3-hour drive. Upon your arrival there, we will be preparing for the 3 hours trekking to Waerebo Village. We will pass a steep hill and some rocky path in the forest. But when you arrive at the village of Waerebo, you will be surprised how people can live there.
You will be staying here overnight, but you have to know about the condition of the stay here, limited water, electricity, bathroom, and modern food. So, you must be ready being local here.
Duration: Ruteng – Waerebo: 6 Hours
DAY 5: WAEREBO VILLAGE – LABUAN BAJO
After having breakfast and take a photo at about 9:00 am, we will start to trekking down to Denge village where our driver is waiting for us. It will take 2-3 hours trekking down and we need 5 hours to drive from Denge village to Labuan Bajo.
Duration: Waerebo -Labuan Bajo: 3+5 Hours
DAY 6: LABUAN BAJO –KANAWA ISLAND – MANTA RAYS POINT (SNORKELING AND DIVING SITE) GILI LAWA DARAT (STAYING OVERNIGHT ON BOAT) (B, L, D)
After having breakfast about 8:00 am, your driver will escort you to the pier of Labuan Bajo for checking in our boat. After putting all your stuff in your room on the boat, we will be ready for sailing. Firstly, we are going to Manta rays point where you can see a lot of Manta rays swim away surrounding our boats but the water quite cold. Afterward, we are going to Gili Lawa Darat for having dinner and staying overnight here.
DAY 7: GILI LAWA DARAT ISLAND – PADAR ISLAND – PINK BEACH (SNORKELING AND DIVING SITE) – KALONG ISLAND (STAYING OVERNIGHT) (B, L, D)
About 5:00 am, your boat will be ready to go Padar Island where you can see stunning beaches from the top of the hill. Before going up to the hill, you must take breakfast which is served by the crewmen. After enjoying the panorama from the hill, we have to return to the boat and going to a pink beach. This peculiar beach gets its color from red coral fragments. It is definitely a great place to spend some time for just laying back or enjoying the underwater world with your snorkeling equipment. After enjoying the beach, we will head to Komodo fisherman village. Here we have a chance to take a walk to see the local people here. Then, we return to the boat for going to Kalong Island for watching the best sunset ever. It’s time for having dinner and staying overnight in Kalong island before doing trekking in Komodo National Park tomorrow morning.
DAY 8: KALONG ISLAND – KOMODO DRAGON ISLAND – LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR (BALI) (B, L,)
After having breakfast at about 7:00 am, we will take a medium trek in Komodo National Park. It takes about 1 1/2 hours. It passes a waterhole where the Timor deer and wild pigs often come to drink. Sometimes, Komodo dragons can be found there lying around and waiting. You will climb Sulphurea Hill and Frigate Hill, where a magnificent view across the islands, bays, and beaches awaits. After enjoying the park, we return back to Labuan Bajo for catching your flight to Bali. If you still have enough time, you are able to walk around to the area of Labuan Bajo, such as the market or shops. Afterward, you will be escorting to Labuan Bajo airport.
PRICE IS IN IDR AND INCLUDES:
- Pick up service from Ende Airport and transfer out to Labuan Bajo Airport
- All accommodations which have been mentioned on itinerary
- English speaking guide
- Cabin boat with air conditioning
- Mineral water & meals as stated on the programs (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
- Land transportation with the driver and fuel during the trip
- Maskers and fins for snorkeling
- Komodo tours
- Cost for all entrance tickets during the tour
- Cost for parking during the tour
- Travel insurance
- Domestic Flights
- Camera charge at the park
- Porter fee
- Dive equipment and divemaster
- Personal expenses, donation, and tipping
- Cost for Lunch & Dinner during the trip except that it shows at the program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
- Gratuity/ tip for guide & boat crews
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING?
- Sunscreen, insect repellent
- Tracking shoes, Hat, Flashlight
- Maskers and fins for snorkeling
- Towel and swimming suite
- Mosquito repellent
- Extra Battery and Personal medicines
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